Science & Technology, General/Other News
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University of Kansas and Notre Dame researchers learned that when parenting coaches texted and called participating moms in a home-based parenting program, they were more likely to learn and use...more
Tech incubator Significance Labs aims to create apps that serve the needs of impoverished communities.
Significance Labs is working to transform the current plight of the poor as a growing...more
Founder of Rock Health portfolio company TelePharm, Roby Miller explained that people will "see a shift in how pharmacists are reimbursed because their value will be realized shortly from a...more
Spencer Toyama, a Web & Tech Solutions Provider and Huffington Post contributor, was recently invited to be a keynote speaker for the monthly Envision Hawaii Social Enterprise meeting.
Three anthropology professors from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University will present recent research in biological anthropology at the annual meeting of the American...more
In the latest issue of the journal PLoS One, MIT's Media Lab researchers affords a new online tool that they hope will help social scientists take a more closer look at emotional responses of urban...more
Leading provider of comprehensive IT services to nonprofits and small to mid-sized businesses, the American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS) is sponsoring the Association of State and Territorial...more
During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has...more
New research from Concordia University suggests that in order for students to understand math, teachers must make the connection between abstract numbers and real world examples.
Gena Rotstein of Dexterity Consulting and Calgary Herald contributing author presents a view on how technology is being used to influence and benefit the philanthropic industry.